NATIONAL PENN BANCSHARES, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout

Aug 18, 2015, 10:14 ET from Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.:

  • Do you own shares of National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: NPBC)?
  • Did you purchase any of your shares prior to August 18, 2015?
  • Do you think the proposed buyout value is too low?
  • Do you want to discuss your rights? 

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of National Penn Bancshares, Inc. ("National Penn" or the "Company") (NASDAQ GS: NPBC) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company's entry into an agreement to be acquired by BB&T Corporation ("BB&T") (NYSE: BBT), in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion.

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Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of National Penn can elect to receive 0.3206 of a share of BB&T common stock or $13.00 in cash for each share of National Penn common stock.

The investigation concerns whether National Penn's board of directors failed to adequately shop the Company and obtain the best possible value for National Penn's shareholders before entering into an agreement with BB&T.

If you own the common stock of National Penn and purchased your shares before August 18, 2015, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra at Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., 2 Righter Parkway, Suite 120, Wilmington, DE 19803, by telephone at (888) 969-4242; by e-mail to, or at:  

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Garden City, New York, regularly prosecutes securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation, on behalf of shareholders in states and federal courts throughout the United States.

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Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Seth D. Rigrodsky Gina M. Serra (888) 969-4242 (302) 295-5310 Fax: (302) 654-7530


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